That age-old saying of “a change is as good as a rest” often rings true when you think about long-weekend city breaks. A city break in a chic European city gives you the perfect change of scene you need to recharge your batteries and get away from the daily stresses of work and home, and no city is more chic than Paris. A short luxury break to Paris makes most sense if you stay somewhere very central with great access to travel links to the city, and the 4-star Pullman Paris Montparnasse Hotel offers you all of this and more. Situated right in the heart of Paris, close to Montparnasse train station, the Eiffel Tower and Saint Germain des Près and 10 minutes from the Latin Quarter, this completely renovated hotel offers classic, superior and deluxe rooms, luxury suites and spacious family rooms as well as a bar, restaurant, fitness room, free wifi, parking and public transport links close by.
At just a stone’s throw from Montparnasse train station and with metro and bus stops just across the road, the Pullman Paris Montparnasse Hotel, which was renovated in 2012, offers luxurious accommodation with stunning panoramic views over Paris. Covering 25 floors, this is one of the largest leisure and conference hotels in Europe with contemporary decor, high-quality linens and 24-hour room service.
All the rooms at the Pullman Paris Montparnasse feature the signature ‘Pullman Platform Bed’ – a unique environment complete with memory foam pillows which is ideal for sleep, work or just simply lounging around. In addition to your Platform Bed, your room will also include: an en-suite bathroom with C.O. Bigelow amenities, a wide working desk, flat screen HD TV with on demand videos; tea and coffee making facilities (note: some rooms feature a Nespresso Coffee Machine), mini bar with free soft drinks, complimentary mineral water, safe, air-conditioning, optimal acoustic isolation and blackout curtains for a good night’s sleep and cribs for babies are available on request. All rooms benefit from room service which is available round the clock offering everything from full meals to light refreshments. Handy tip: accommodation and breakfast are free for up to two children under the age of 13 years that share their parents’ room. In terms of rooms and suites you can choose from: a Classic Room with queen-size bed or two single beds; Superior Room with queen-size or 2 single beds; Deluxe Room with a king-size bed and Nespresso machine; or for larger groups you can opt for a Classic Family Room with two double beds or Deluxe Family Room with two double beds and Nespresso machine or why not choose a Classic or Deluxe Suite with king-size bed, sofa bed/day beds, 46″ flat screen TV, office area, living room and two bathrooms. Room tip: Request a higher floor if you want breathtaking views over this beautiful city.
Restaurants & Bar
The Pullman Paris Montparnasse Hotel offers a varied range of dining and drinking options: the bright and airy Just’in restaurant provides lavish buffet lunches surrounded by the hotel gardens (tip: for families try the Baby Brunch on Sunday afternoons – the perfect way to unwind); Le Platinum restaurant gives new meaning to the art of French cuisine using authentic regional and locally sourced ingredients; Vinoteca by Pullman is an excellent bar to unwind in after a day of sight-seeing or meetings offering a great selection of fine wines and spirits and finally the friendly Café Atlantic is the perfect place to have a drink, meal or business meeting and offers live music every Thursday and Friday evening. If you wish to dine outside the hotel there are numerous great restaurants, bistros and cafes to choose from in the surrounding area, ask the friendly hotel staff to recommend a few.
As you would expect from a city centre hotel, the Pullman Paris Montparnasse has a Fitness Room on the 22nd floor with stunning views across the Paris Skyline. The room features all the latest-generation cardio and weight-lifting equipment including: treadmills, exercise bikes and rowing machines as well as a lounge area with water, fruits, snacks, magazines and free wifi. If you are in France on business, the hotel also has a conference centre with 48 rooms that can accommodate an impressive 1,200 delegates. And of course whilst in Paris there are plenty of places of historic and cultural interest to visit including L’Arc de Triomphe, Bateaux Mouches, Notre Dame de Paris, Eiffel Tower, Pompidou Centre, the Louvre and Sacre Coeur, which are all pretty close by.
So if you’re looking for a chic European City break with plenty of culture and sight-seeing to enjoy that’s in a great location and close to numerous different transport links then the Pullman Paris Montparnasse Hotel would be hard to beat.
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